Spheres of Influence

A seminar series in Winter Term for all postgraduate students and second and third year undergraduates, with speakers who work, or have worked, in fields related to International Relations

These seminars in Winter Term give you the opportunity to learn about the diverse ways your studies of International Relations can translate into professional life. 

The speaker will present their career trajectory, and then focus on a particular IR topic that is relevant to their work. Then we open the floor for a question and answer session between the you and the speaker. 




Careers in Trade with Dr Marta Soprana

Tuesday 5 March 2024, 5.30pm-6.30pm
Room CBG 2.05

In this session you'll hear from Dr Marta Soprana, Fellow in International Political Economy at LSE. 

Her research interests fall into the field of international political economy, trade policy, trade in services, digital trade, cross-border data flows, artificial intelligence (AI), and law and technology. She is particularly interested in exploring the relationship between emerging technologies and international trade from a legal and policy perspective.

Prior to joining the LSE, she worked a trade policy advisor for several international organizations – including FAO, ITC, UNCTAD, UNESCAP, World Bank and WTO – and national governments, and supported private firms’ efforts to access and operate in foreign markets.

She will chat about her career trajectory and talk about her previous career in IOs and government.

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We are committed to providing transformational opportunities beyond the classroom in line with the LSE's Student Futures programme. This activity contributes to 'Developing Your Career'.